New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Tuesday sought a report from the Director General of the Tihar jail over assault on Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar jail.
The ministry has asked the Director General of the Tihar jail to submit a report as early as possible detailing the incident and the action taken so far.
The home ministry has also requested Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to direct the appropriate authority to review the security arrangements in the high security prison and taken necessary measures wherever needed, the sources said.
They said, as per the preliminary information, three prisoners were found to be having unauthorised materials and when the jail officials tried to remove them, the inmates resisted and had to be overpowered. Details about the prisoners involved in the incident were awaited, the sources said.